The result of RMT's ballot on OSN101 will be out today, and we can expect a Yes vote, immediately followed by an official boycott of the newly-imposed unsafe procedures for drivers.
LT Health & safety
OSN 101 Should be left in room 101. The new procedures involve departing a platform with no CCTV or assistance, reversing the train after a SPAD or reversing after a platform overrun.
It's due to start next week, it puts us in danger, it makes us do higher-paid grades' work on the cheap, and its a threat to our jobs and our ever-decreasing promotion chances. What is it?
It seems that on the Piccadilly line, Tube Lines bosses think that once-a-week track inspections should be just fine. Funny, they'd always thought once every 72 hours was necessary up until now.
A recent decision tells us a lot about London Underground Ltd's contemptuous attitude to passenger safety - and about the weakness
In a leaked memo, TfL has admitted that a series of 'flaws' led to the potentially-fatal
London Underground assured us it was ‘safe’ to work on the day of the firefighters’ strike.
There is quite some disruption today, as plenty of workers have realised that running an underround railway without adequate fire cover is not safe - so are refusing to do it.
The patchwork of major incidents on London Underground, and safety cuts announced or envisaged by LUL management would be laughable were it not so serious.
Twice in the last week, managers have forced Green Park to stay open, despite it being below minimum numbers. Today, they finally had to admit defeat and close it.